Do not be fooled if you receive a legitimate-looking email from eFax informing you of a new fax delivery. The email is a fraud and could possibly infect your computer.Read More
If you have been summoned by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to appear in court via an email today, you may have received a hoax notice. Having brandjacked AFP, cybercriminals are sending emails informing recipients that they are guilty of a law violation.Read More
Early Tuesday (AEST), MailGuard commenced blocking a new scam email disguised as a fake Office 365 notification, that links to a phishing site.Read More
MailGuard has detected a new email-based cyber-attack (shown above) telling the recipient they have been sent an invoice by an accountant.
“React promptly to download the invoice,” the deceptive message advises.
Clicking on the link takes the victim of this scam to a malicious website containing a hidden malware payload.Read More
If you’ve seen this email in your inbox, best to delete it immediately. It’s a new scam using forged QuickBooks branding to try and trick people into clicking through to a malicious website.
MailGuard has detected multiple variants of this attack, using different company names and sender address domains.Read More
Microsoft’s stature as a trusted household name makes them a lucrative brandjacking target for cybercriminals.
This latest phishing attack - shown in the screenshot above - uses the “Office 365” trademark to persuade recipients that the email is legitimate and get them to click on the “recover messages” link.Read More
If you get a LinkedIn networking invitation from “Professor Barry James Marshall” in your inbox don’t click.
MailGuard has discovered that the fake LinkedIn notification email shown in the screenshot above, is actually a phishing scam designed to harvest your LinkedIn login credentials.Read More
MailGuard has detected a new phishing email attack brandjacking Telstra.
Phishing is one of the most common and harmful cybercrime types. The sophistication of these email scams varies a lot, from simple plain-text emails to very realistic forgeries that are hard to distinguish from genuine email notifications.Read More
You have your solicitor look over contracts before they’re signed.
Your accountant examines your books to find any irregularities.
There are checks and balances in place to monitor purchases, invoicing, payroll and transactions of every kind.
You’re confident that your company’s financial integrity is well protected, but what about the online realm?
Two Nigerian scammers operating out of London UK are now serving jail time over a £1 million+ phishing operation.
According to UK investigators the jailed men, Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo (pictured above), headed a well-organised cybercrime syndicate specialising in email fraud.Read More
Scam alert: MailGuard has detected a new email scam using St George Bank trademarks to try and deceive victims into submitting their bank login details to a phishing site.
This cunningly designed scam closely resembles a genuine St George communication.
The headline and subheader tells us what you're offering, and the form header closes the deal. Over here you can explain why your offer is so great it's worth filling out a form for.